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Iyanla Calls Black Women Out For Being Reckless!

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Iyanla Vanzant is a widely recognized spiritual teacher, author, and inspirational speaker.  She is most known for her self help books, talk show, and frequent appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show.  Vanzant was born in Brooklyn, New York, and her given name was Rhonda Eva Harris.  She changed her name to Iyanla after being initiated as a Yoruba priestess. Vanzant’s story is one that hits home for a number of…

Amazing poet shows that black people are living The Hunger Games

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This is from the prelims of the Women of the World Poetry Slam. Imani Cezanne placed second overall in the tournament. This poem goes in on The Hunger Games, a fictional tale about white people who are forced to be poor and perform for the rich.  She starts by saying that the film puts a white face on poverty to make it fantasy.  “A number one selling novel,” a “hit…

Ann Coulter- ‘We Only Owe Black People Not Gays, Women or Immigrants Civil Rights”

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  Conservative columnist Ann Coulter asserted on Sunday that Democrats were making a mistake by “dropping the blacks” in favor of Hispanics because rights for LGBT people and immigrants are not true civil rights. ABC’s George Stephanopoulos asked Coulter what she meant in her lasted book, “Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama,” when she wrote that feminists, LGBT activists and immigrants rights groups had “commandeered the blacks’ civil…

Hardest Prisons: Female Convicts – Documentary

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  Documentary on the most dangerous women – Murderers, thieves, drug dealers, and other violent offenders in the world’s hardest prisons. The Maryland Correctional Institute for Women is one of the nation’s most dangerous facilities and the state’s only all-female institution. Here, deadly attacks, violent outbursts and shocking clashes can happen at any moment, keeping the guards and inmates alike on edge. We’ll go behind bars for gritty, firsthand accounts…

President and First Lady Host “Women Of Soul” Concert

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By Lechette Walker The White House had a “Women of Soul Concert” that was hosted by Michelle Obama on Thursday. The concert that was in honor of the history of great “foremothers” in music is the reason for this entertaining celebration. Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, MelissaEtheridge, Tessanne Chin, Janelle Monae. Jill Scott and Ariana Grane is the streaming line of talent that will inspire the stage with this momentous engagement. …

Is Lupita’s Success A Reality Check For Light-Skinned Women?

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert “Dear Lupita, the letter reads. “I think you’re really lucky to be this Black but yet this successful in Hollywood overnight. I was just about to buy Dencia’s Whitenicious cream to lighten my skin when you appeared on the world map and saved me.” One might think the previous sentiment would make anyone happy or pleased to be an African American of any shade. But the words…

Pharrell Says Beyonce Is Freeing Women By Singing About Sεxx

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By April Taylor An article on hiphollywood.com discusses Beyonce’s release of the fifth installment of her “Self-Titled” mini-series.  The mini-series is meant to give fans a behind the scenes look at how her album came together, and the latest installment focuses on the sexuality portrayed in some of her music. In this installment, Beyonce claims that she has always been careful about how she displays her sexuality due to the…

Taye Diggs Fires Back At Rumors Claiming He Hates Black Women

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By Lillian Armstead “The only Black woman I ever loved is my mama.” Was Taye Diggs serious when he made this statement?  Well based on a tweet he posted on his Twitter account this is not the case at all.  According to the actors Twitter account the comment was merely a joke, “Regarding the preposterous quote about black women: It is false. I have not and would never say such…

Black People Can Watch ‘The Game’ but Can’t Be Models and Extras in the Show?

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By: Madam Prezident When you watch the television show ‘The Game’, I think it’s safe to say that the show is geared toward African American men and women, predominantly women. Hylton Casting Agency is responsible for providing The Game’s extras, but as you can read in the above picture—the show isn’t interested in African American models and extras. The flyer stated Muscular Male Models Women with extensive visible tattoos Caucasian, Asian,…

In a recent rap lyric, rapper Chief Keef says he'll kill a girl if she doesn't give him oral sex.

Rapper Chief Keef to Women: ‘Sυck My D*ck Or I’ll Kíll You’

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Troubled Chicago teenaged rapper Chief Keef is no stranger to controversy. Last year, the 17-year-old teen was the primary suspect for the murder of Chicago rapper JoJo after tweeting a sarcastic message about the 18-year-old rapper’s death on Twitter. The rapper has also had a number of run-ins with law enforcement and was recently slapped with a child support order by a Chicago girl in the 8th girl. In a…

Sorority Sisters of Delta Sigma Theta March To Re-enact Women’s Suffrage Movement

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By Staff Delta Sigma Theta Sorority was founded in 1913 by twenty-two black female collegians on the campus of Howard University. These young women wanted to promote academic excellence, sisterhood and relief for persons in need. The first public act performed by the sorority founders involved the participation in the Women’s Suffrage March in Washington, D.C. that same year. On the day of the march, violence erupted after the parade…

Financial Lovemaking 101:  Is It OK for Women to Dress Sexy in the Workplace or is it a Distraction?

Financial Lovemaking 101: Is It OK for Women to Dress Sexy in the Workplace or is it a Distraction?

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  Is it Ok for a woman to dress sexy in the workplace?  Dr. Boyce Watkins and the Reelationship Guide discuss this issue in the latest episode of Financial Lovemaking 101.  Take a listen by following this link. 

Will You Watch These New Reality Shows? ”Divas For Jesus” & “Preachers Daughters” Coming In 2013!

Will You Watch These New Reality Shows? ”Divas For Jesus” & “Preachers Daughters” Coming In 2013!

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A new reality television show is in the works that features the lives of upscale Southern women that live naughty during the week and act nice on Sunday. The broadcast, tentatively entitled Divas for Jesus, will be carried by WE, which stands for Women’s Entertainment. According to a summary of the show that was released by the network, the women in the series are interested in more than just spirituality….

South African Columnist of News 24, Khaya Dlanga Believes Men Between The Ages of 18-35 Will Not Marry Women With Children

The (Ree)lationship Guide: Is A Woman With Children ‘Marriage Material’?

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by Ree, “The (Ree)lationship Guide” South African columnist Khaya Dlanga wrote  a column revealing that men between the ages of 18-35 will not marry a woman with children — even if he has children of his own. Dlanga wrote, “Now, before you chew my head off, I know that there are some guys who have married women who have children with another man – sometimes women with children not from just one man….

Maya Angelou Opens Health Center For Women

Maya Angelou Opens Health Center For Women

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Among Maya Angelou’s many profound, and very wise, thoughts is: “I learned a long time ago the wisest thing I can do is be on my own side, be an advocate for myself and others like me,” she said. If I do that well enough, then I’ll be able to look after someone else. But I have to look after myself first,” she says.  ”I know that some people think that’s being…